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Abbess Roding, Essex

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Abbess Roding, Essex

Abbess Roding is one of eight hamlets and villages called The Rodings in Essex, England. Its name derives from the Abbess of Barking who was a patron of the parish church of St. Edmund in the Middle Ages. Abbess Roding is located in the west of Essex, 8.4 km north of Chipping Ongar, between Harlow in the west and 14.5 km from the county town of Chelmsford in the east. The village is in the district of Epping Forest and in the parliamentary constituency of Brentwood & Ongar.
DistrictEpping Forest
Post townONGAR
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5711
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01279
Population<427 (parish population)

Other names by which Abbess Roding, Essex has been known in the past

Abbots Roothing ~ Roothing ~ Roothing Abbots

Abbess Roding, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Abbots Roothing, or Abbess Roding, par., W. Essex, 5 miles N. of Ongar, 1618 ac., pop. 231; P.O.

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